You dont want to miss the the beautiful 10 acres of pumpkins, farm animals, corn maze, hayrides, pony rides, and helicopter rides over Hodges Farm. You can find pumpkins from $5+, horse back rides are $10, helicopter rides are $30, and hayrides are $5. Open Monday-Sunday 9 a.m. until dark. More information.
Hunter Farm, Weddington
Go on a hayride, play with some animals, or pick a pumpkin from the patch. Monday-Saturday 1- 7 p.m. $7 per child/student, $8.50 per adult, children under 2 and grandparents ride for free. Last hay ride is at 6:30 p.m. More information.
Aw Shucks Farms
Pumpkin picking, hayrides, pony rides, Haunted Trails at night, 6 acre corn maze, animal barn, and much more. Aw Shucks Farm has attractions for all ages in the family. $8, but there are web discounts available. Thursdays: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Fridays: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.; Saturdays: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Sundays: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. More information.
Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze 2012
Music and food will also be available. Visit the website for advance tickets, times and special activities. $10 for ages 13+, $7 ages 5-12, 4 and under free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Flashlight Maze (add $5 to ticket price) on Fridays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Rural Hill. More information.
Ghost Walk of Davidson
Go on a Historical Ghost walk through the beautiful town of Davidson NC, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, and Saturdays in front of the Soda Shop. Hear about the ghost of General William Lee Davidson and The Corpse of Chambers Hall along with many more. Also includes the history of town of Davidson. $10.00 Adult $5.00 children 8-12 ,7 and under Free- cash only. More information.
Carowinds turns into a haunted theme park every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7 p.m.-12 p.m.- some Saturdays until 1 a.m. Admission ranges from $31.99-$39.99. Not for children under 13. More information.
Ghost Train Halloween Festival
When the sun goes down every Friday and Saturday night in October, the Halloween characters emerge Tweetsie Railroad. Hop aboard the Ghost Train for a scary journey into the night. Cost is $28, under age 2 free. More information.
Oct 19-30: Boo at the Zoo
Put on your cutest costume and head over to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the annual Halloween spook-tacular, Boo at the Zoo. The family-friendly Halloween event runs from 6-9 p.m. each evening. $6 members, $8 general public. More information.
Oct. 27 Bootanical
The Garden hosts its annual Bootanical from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. for children and families. 50% off admissions for children who wear their costumes. Participate in fun, plant-based Halloween activities and ghoulish games. Free with Garden Admission - Adults $12, Seniors $10 (60+), Children $6 (4-12). More information.
Oct. 31 Monster Mash
Simon Kidgits Club is hosting its second annual Monster Mash 6-8 p.m. at SouthPark Mall. Free for Simon Kidgit members, $5 to join. Radio Disney entertainment, spooky crafts, candy, prizes and more! More information.
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